Priscilla Altizer

Brief Life History of Priscilla

When Priscilla Altizer was born on 17 February 1844, in Virginia, United States, her father, Elias Reed Altizer, was 31 and her mother, Rachel Rebecca Dulaney, was 25. She married Andrew Jackson Lucas on 14 July 1864, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Locust Grove District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Simpsons, Floyd, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 March 1930, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Wilson Cemetery, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Lucas
Priscilla Altizer
Marriage: 14 July 1864
Daniel Stuart Lucas
Aquila Lucas
William Quinten Lucas
Andrew Wilson Lucas
Elias Griffith Lucas
Jennie Lind Lucas
Emory Jackson Lucas
Dock C Lucas
Joseph Augustine Lucas
Blaine Logan Lucas
Trigg Mosby Lucas

Sources (37)

  • Precilla Lucas in household of Andrew J Lucas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Persella, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Pricilla Altizer, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Althauser: habitational name for someone who lived in a building known as ‘the old house’ or in a place called Althaus(en); see Althaus .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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